As both the leaves and the temperatures begin to fall—at least that’s the case for Chicagoland and Midwestern states—now is a great time to ensure your vehicle is properly equipped for the fall and winter seasons ahead. The month of October also happens to be National Fall Car Care Month, so we thought now is a great time to reconnect with our friend Mike Schultz, VP of Research and Development at Turtle Wax (also known in the detailing community as “Dr. Turtle”), to share his top tips for car care and safety as we approach the colder, harsher months ahead.
Earlier this month, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) hosted a Summer Drive event, which brought together automotive journalists and manufacturer representatives for the first time in quite a while. The exception, of course, was last month’s Chicago Auto Show, where many folks were reconnected for the first time since the 2020 Chicago Auto Show prior to the pandemic.
The fourth generation Hyundai Tucson is arriving on dealer lots now and it has customers scratching their heads... in a good way. Hyundai didn’t just sharpen their pencils on this one, they started with a fresh new box. I had the chance to bring the 2022 Tucson home for a couple days and this is one impressive compact crossover. This is arguably the most popular segment on the road today with every single manufacturer having a player (or two) in the game. All new inside and out with new powertrains, updated technology and a “sensuous sportiness” design while maintaining starting prices under $25,000 is impressive.